I PUBLIC LIBRARY FORT WAYNE & ALLEN CO,, mm ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 833 01 653 1664 (be 977.202 F77NIN .1.902-04 Nineteenth Century Club (Fort Wavne, Ind, ) The Nineteenth Century Ci-ub ^«" (ounry PuWk ubrory 'I'flyne, /ndiono '^Mll 1944. e Jyineteenth (^entury Cfiub jlANA COUUEC^ J3LIGLIBRABV lON WAYNE & ALLEN cq. ^«^y- igo2'igoj OFFICERS President Anna Harding Vice-President .... Adah Pickard Secretary and Treasurer . . Katherine Chapin Program Committee Katherine Chapin Edith Keegan Fanny Harcman GREAT BRITAIN Social Afternoon September 30 Edith Keegan Adah Pickard Katherine Chapin Clara Bowerfind Grace harding Old England — Condition of People October 7 Edith Keegan Feudal England 1013-1071 October 21 .... Bessie McCracken English Revival 1071-1127 First Crusade — Thomas a Becket November 4 . . . . Clara Bowerfind Magna Charta 1204-1265 Literature — Universities — Friars November 18 ... . Katherine Chapin Conquest of Wales Welsh Literature — English Parliament December 2 Anna Harding Conquest of Scotland English Town — Trade Gild December 16 .... Grace Harding Social Afternoon January 6 Alida Dalman LaVon Sperrt Lillian Ash Clara Guild Mary Lincoln Edward III — Peasant Revolt January 20 . . . . . . Clara Guild ^■^ichard II — Chancer John Wycliff FSJihiary 3 . . . . . Adah Pickard War of the Roses 1450-1471 F^i^ary 17 Abigail Keegan The New Monarchy 1471-1509 Caxton March 3 Mary Lincoln The New Learning 1509-1520 Erasmus March 17 LaVon Sperry Thomas Moore — Cardinal Wolsey — Thomas Cromwell March 31 Lillian Ash The Reformation and Its Effects April 7 Ladie Sturgis Elizabeth — Mary Queen of Scots April 21 Alida Dalman Prose Literature of the Elizabethan Period Raleigh — Hooker — Bacon May 5 Fanny Hartman The Drama — Shakespeare Dramatists of the Time May 19 •. . . . . Elizabeth Chapin Social Afternoon May 26 .... ' Bessie McCracken Abigail Keegan Elizabeth Chapin Anna Harding Ladie Sturgis Fanny Hartman MEMBERS Lillian Ash, East Main St. Elizabeth Chapin, Douglas Avenue. Katherine Chapin, Douglas Avenue. Claba H. GtDild, West Berry St. Anna M. Harding, West DeWald. Grace Harding, West Washington St. Fanny T. Hartman, Maple Avenue. Alida S. Dalman, Creighton Avenue. Abigail C. Keegan, West Washington. Bessie McCracken, Maple Avenue. Adah G. Pickard, East Washington. Clara P. Bowerfind, West Wayne. Sarah L. Sturgis, Wallace St. LaVon Sperry, Hoagland Avenue. Edith Y. Keegan, West Wayne. Mary Lincoln, Butler St. Honorary Members Mrs. Charles Haas, Wabash, Ind. Mrs. Stephen Jessup, Detroit, Mich. Mrs. Ivers Leonard, Fort Wayne, Ind. Mrs. James Leonard, New York. Miss Elizabeth Lincoln, Fort Wayne. Mrs. Carl Siemon, Springfield, Mass. Mrs. Frank Sessions, Columbus, Ohio. Mrs. John Crowe, Chicago, III. 1 9 D 3 - 19 4 ALLEN CO.. IND. .LECTIO f^l WfCxcnB President ..... Abigail Keegan Vice-President .... Adah Pickard Secretary and Treasurer . . Katherine Chapin Program ^ammitttt Grace Hulse Clara Bowerpind Floy Pickard GREAT BRITAIN Social Afternoon September 29 Bessie McCracken Alida Dalman Anna Harding La Von Sperry Sarah Sturgis James I— Charles I October 13 Adah Pickard Oliver CromWell October 27 Sarah Sturgis Puritan Literature Milton — "Bunyan NovEMiiER 10 . . . . Elizabeth Chapin Ghe Restored Stuarts ^he Orange Stuarts — Anne November 24 .... Carolyn Ladd 'Dryden — Pope — Steele ■— Addison December 8 . . . . Abkjail Keegan Social Afternoon December 22 . . . .... Adah Pickard Carolyn Ladd Katherine Chapin Edith Keegan Grace Hulse Clara Bowerfind History 1714-1782 January 5 Alida Dalman Literature 1750=1800 January 19 .... Clara Bowerfind ^he Church of England February 2 . . . . » Anna Harding Scotch Literature Scott — Burns February 16 . . . . . Floy Pickard History 1783=1837 March 1 Lillian Ash Dickens March 15 . . . . Bessie McCracken Banquet March 22 ........ . Queen Victoria March 29 .... Katherine Chapin Foreign Possessions April 12 ..... . Edith Keegan Uhac1i.ery April 26 Clara Guild Westminster Abbey — St. Paul's Cathedral May 10 Grace Hulse Tennyson May 24 .La Von Sperry Social Afternoon June 7 Lillian Ash Clara Guild Abigail Keegan Elizabeth Chapin Floy Pickard MtmbttB Lillian Ash, East Main Street Clara P. Bowerfind, West Wayne Street Elizabeth Chapin, Douglas Avenue Katherine Chapin, Douglas Avenue Alida S. Dalman, West Creighton Avenue Clara H. (Juild, West Berry Street Anna M. Harding, South Webster Street Grace H. Hulse, East Taber Street Abigail Keegan, Washington Boulevard Edith Y. Keegan, West Wayne Street Carolyn N. Ladd. West Berry Street Bessie McCracken, Maple Avenue Adah (r. I'ickard, East Washington Street Floy K. Pickard West Wayne Street La Von Sperry. Hoagland Avenue Sarah Sturgis. Wallace Street l^nttarartf ilMpmbpra Blanche L. Crowe, Chicago, III. Lillian P. Haas, Wabash, Ind. Fanny Hartman, Fort Crook, Neb. (iRACE W. Jessup, Detroit, Mich. Josephine H. Leonard, Fort Crook, Neb. Maude M. Leonard, New York, N. Y. Elizabeth Lincoln, Schenectady, N. Y. Mary Lincoln, Schenectady, N. Y. Jennie C. Sessions, Columbus, Ohio Kate L. Siemon, Bridgeport, Conn.